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CNN
Nov 25, 2012 9:00am PST
] it's that time of year again. medicare open enrollment. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. but it never hurts to see if you can find better coverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. ♪ open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare. >> i think we would have to be ostriches with our heads in the sand if we're not worried. we need to look at ourselves thoroughly inside out and anyone who is whistling past the graveyard saying we need to keep doing what we're doing we're right, by god, you're wrong. >> when you see that congress' approval rating is at 12% or 10% or the lowest it's ever been, is that hurtful to you all, do you say, wait a second, i'm up here trying to get stuff done. how do you take that? >> it's not a personal hurt because i feel like i know i'm doing a good job and i know my constituents know it. it is a disappointment that people would say that in a poll because they're mad about something, and i agree with you in that i think
CNN
Nov 25, 2012 6:00am PST
people cut the deficit, expand medicare. we get a very inconsistent set of messages from them. no, i don't feel guilty at all, and i don't feel badly. i think -- i find there's a great commitment to solving the problem, but it gets to the specifics. i was in city hall in boston 44 years ago complaining about people who wanted a swimming pool in a neighborhood and they complaining because the dump trucks were coming in and out digging out the swimming pool and it was bothering them, and i complained to an old security council. he said, hey, kid, ain't you heard the muse? everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die. i think that's what i get from too many of constituents. they want us to cut the deficit, but don't raise my taxes and don't cut this and don't cut that and expand this and expand that. we do our best, and i'm not troubled by our inability to do what some of the them want us to do, which is impossible. >> i'm a little troubled sometimes by the thoughtlessness of some people who are quick to criticize anybody without differentiating between those who trying to d
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